Brown is reporting that an announcement is expected over the next 48 hours.
Brett Ratten’s appointment as the permanent senior coach of St Kilda is imminent. Expected within the next 48 hours.
— Ashley Browne (@hashbrowne) September 2, 2019
The 48-year old took over as caretaker after Alan Richardson was sacked mid-season, helping guide the club to three wins from six games.
Ratten previously coached Carlton from 2007-2012 where he had a 50 per cent winning record from 120 games.